2017 User Conference Agenda Announced

Join us in Austin, Texas for our upcoming User Conference, which will offer you an exclusive opportunity to connect and improve your processes. We’ll provide program tracks for every user type from every type of career center and institutional research office. 

What to Expect:

  • Best Practices Training and how you can get the most out of GradLeaders by using everything it has to offer
  • Special Tracks for every user type whether you’re a new user or advanced user, The Outcomes Survey® user, CSO System user or GradLeaders Career Center user, or currently upgrading to the GradLeaders Career Center platform from the CSO System
  • New Features preview of what's coming for the 2017-18 academic year and beyond
  • Technology Updates and improvements to the The Outcomes Survey®, GradLeaders Career Center and CSO System software
  • 1-on-1 Meetings with members of our customer support and success teams
  • Networking Opportunities where you won't be bugged by other vendors
  • Fun! Our 5th core value at GradLeaders is to "Work Hard, Play Hard" and we'll be sure to do the same at this conference


  • Tuesday, May 23:
    • 2:00-6:00 pm: Registration
    • 5:00-7:00 pm: Networking Reception 
  • Wednesday, May 24:
    • 7:00-8:30 am: Breakfast
    • 8:30-9:30 am: General Session - Redefining Career Services
      • The Evolving Landscape and New Challenges in Higher Education
      • How GradLeaders Serves as an Extension of Your Office to Power Student and Employer Connections
      • New Business Intelligence Solutions, Data Exploration Tools and an Artifically Intelligent Platform
    • 10:15-11:15 am: Breakout Sessions
      • GradLeaders Career Center Platform Overview and System Capabilities Today
      • The Latest National Trends in Student Employment and Graduate School Attendance
      • Networking: MBA and Graduate Business School Attendees
    • 11:30am-12:30 pm: New Ways to Explore and Utilize Data With Business Intelligence Solutions and Labor Market Analytics Tools
      • Back to the Basics Bootcamp for GradLeaders Career Center Users
      • Back to the Basics Bootcamp for The Outcomes Survey Implementation
      • Networking: Regional Meet-Up
    • 12:30-2:00 pm: Lunch
    • 2:00-3:00 pm: Breakout Sessions
      • How to Increase Student Engagement and Tips for Utilizing Innovative New Tools
      • Back to the Basics Bootcamp for CSO System Users
      • How to Prepare for Your Upgrade to GradLeaders Career Center
      • Networking: Event Coordinating
    • 3:15-4:15 pm: Breakout Sessions
      • Best Practices for Often Overlooked Features
      • Utilizing Technology to Streamline Co-Op/Internship Programs
      • How to Leverage Data, Extract Reports and Maximize Insights
      • Back to Basics Bootcamp:The Outcomes Survey Admin Training
      • Networking: Employer Relations
  • Thursday, May 25:
    • 5:30 am: 5K Fun Run
    • 7:00-8:30 am: Breakfast
    • 8:30-9:00 am: General Session - Roadmap to Innovation
      • Shaping the Future of the GradLeaders Product Suite
      • Exploring New Solutions to New Challenges in Higher Education
      • Other New Features and Technology Enhancements Coming Soon
    • 9:30-10:00 am: Prize Giveaways
    • 10:30-11:30 am: Breakout Sessions
      • Save Time with Integrations for GradLeaders Career Center Users
      • Best Practice Tips to Streamline the Management and Coordination of Events
      • How to Prepare for Your Upgrade to GradLeaders Career Center
      • Networking: The Outcomes Survey® Users, Institutional Researchers, and Employer Reporting Experts
    • 11:30-1:00 pm: Lunch 
    • 1:00-2:00 pm: Breakout Sessions
      • Increase Office Efficiency with Automated Scheduling Tools
      • Tips for Mastering On Campus Interview Schedules, System Templates and Reporting
      • Improve Employment Outcomes with GradLeaders Recruiting Database Inclusion and MultiPost Job Network Integration
      • Best Practices for Achieving High Response Rates with The Outcomes Survey
      • Networking: Schools with Co-op/Internship Programs
    • 2:15-3:15 pm: Breakout Sessions
      • How "Other" Roles in Career Services Can Utilize GradLeaders Career Center
      • How to Best Take Advantage of the Student Appointment Module
      • Understanding Student Satisfaction with First Destination Employment Data
      • Networking: CSO System Users Upgrading to GradLeaders Career Center

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Catie Ewen

Catie Ewen joined the GradLeaders team to create strategic, industry-related marketing and sales materials. Primarily responsible for content and digital marketing efforts, Catie helps GradLeaders build and maintain its brand, while promoting its exclusive network, recruitment technology, and career management tools. Catie graduated from Miami University in 2014, with dual degrees in both Journalism and Mass Communications.

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